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Kansas Infectious Disease Symposium 2019

Kansas Infectious Disease Symposium ImageJoin leaders in public health, emergency response, preparedness and healthcare to learn how highly infectious disease outbreaks are contained and managed in the state of Kansas and the Midwest. Network with local, state and federal partners to share information on how to plan for disease outbreaks and maintain readiness in your jurisdiction. This event is for public/environmental health, healthcare leaders and providers, school nurses, emergency management, first responders, law enforcement, healthcare coalitions and elected officials. 

When: May 1, 2019

Where: Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, Kansas 66212 

Cost: $105; $130 with CEUs. Lunch, snacks, and beverages provided. 

Register: Register at Regular Rate, $105 per person; Register with CEUs, $130 per person

Registration closes on April 24, 2019. All attendees are required to sign in or create an account with Johnson County Community College Continuing Education to complete the registration process. Attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses. Cancellations will be accepted and fees refunded through April 26, 2019. No refunds after April 26, 2019. 

Agenda: Full agenda with speakers and topics.

2019 Conference Presentations:

The Role of Public Health in Combating Infectious Diseases: An Emphasis on AFM, Perinatal Hepatitis C, and Carbapenem-resistant Bacteria

Integrating Essence Syndromic Surveillance Data into Health Department Operations

The Opioid Crisis-State Perspectives and Approaches for Prevention

Regional and Domestic Infections Associated with Climate Change

Forensic Pathology and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis-Moving Beyond PPDs and INH

Hepatitis C and Syphilis

Rabies Risks in the Current State of Control Measures

Pandemic Influenza: Past Informs Present

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm